FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of July is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, July

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD monthly meeting is scheduled for July 16. Dan Stork says it deals with the annual budget and fire reports, and the Cal Fire fee… The July 16 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 7 p.m., at Covington Park. In

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Z107.7 RADIO CELEBRATES 25 YEARS—AND YOU’RE INVITED

On July 15, 2014, KCDZ-FM radio, or Z107.7 FM, will celebrate an amazing 25 years of uninterrupted service. Since seven seconds after 1:07 p.m. July 15, 1989, Z107.7 has been continuously operating and has been an intrinsic part of the incredible changes, challenges, and progress in our beautiful, remarkable, and

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FIRE DESTROYS JOSHUA TREE HOME, RV TRAILERS, SHED

An extension cord being used to power a swamp cooler is blamed for a fire in Joshua Tree Sunday afternoon that completely destroyed a home, two travel trailers, a shed, and a vehicle. About 4 p.m., fire fighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, the Combat Center, and Morongo

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LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS, THIS WEEK

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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CAR FIRE IN MORONGO VALLEY MONDAY

A woman escaped injury yesterday when her older model Mercedes caught fire in Morongo Valley. About 10:30 Monday morning, Morongo Valley fire fighters and Cal Fire found the Mercedes fully involved in flames in the intersection of Hess Boulevard and Pioneer Drive, near the Morongo Valley Elementary School. The car’s

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BUDGET WORKSHOP TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley CSD is almost ready with its preliminary budget for the coming year. Reporter Dan Stork says that a budget workshop is open to the public…

The Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a workshop meeting on Wednesday July 2, at 3:30 p.m. The session is billed

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LOW-COST DOG VACCINES, MICROCHIPS, SPAY AND NEUTER LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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ANY AND ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL HERE IN OUR MORONGO BASIN

While you are planning your family get together for the Independence Day celebration, remember all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane type, are strictly prohibited in this county. Reporter Diana Jones reminds you the cost of illegal fireworks can be high…

Many people have fond memories of celebrating the

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LOCAL JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY MEETS TONIGHT

The John Birch Society will hold its chapter meeting and an open house for the public Thursday, June 26 in Morongo Valley. The chapter meeting will begin at 6, and the open house at 7 p.m. The Southern California field coordinator for the John Birch Society, Joe Panzarello, will be

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SATURDAY MORONGO VALLEY CRASH CAUSES ROAD DELAYS, POWER OUTAGE

Traffic on Highway 62 was disrupted for about six hours on Saturday after a man drove his truck into a power pole in Morongo Valley. About 2:30 p.m., Raymond Yglesias, 48, of Whittier, was driving a Ford Ranger pick-up truck pulling a trailer, westbound on the Highway, just east of

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TWO PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED AFTER MORONGO VALLEY CRASH

Two people were hospitalized after a traffic collision in Morongo Valley last night. About 11:15 p.m. a vehicle traveling westbound on the highway and a vehicle pulling out of the Valero gas station were in a T-bone collision. A man and a woman in the van were taken to Desert

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD GENERAL MANAGER CUTS HER OWN SALARY

The Morongo Valley Community Services District will be paying its new general manager less than originally planned. Reporter Dan Stork explains how this happened… At the Wednesday night meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, the Board of Directors approved a one-year compensation package for General Manager Donna Munoz.

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MORONGO VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICE DISTRICT MEETS: COMPENSATION, BUDGET, AND A FIRE LEVY

The June 18 Morongo Valley CSD meeting will deal with a variety of mostly financial matters. Reporter Dan Stork says it includes general manager compensation, next year’s budget, and the fire levy… The June 18 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 7 p.m.

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CASINO NIGHT TONIGHT IN MORONGO VALLEY

Practice your poker face and your dice-throwing. It’s Casino Night in Morongo Valley. Reporter Diana Jones tells you how you can be a part of a fund raiser for the Fire Fighter’s Auxiliary… Black Jack, Craps, Poker and Roulette: if you like gaming place your bets on Saturday, June 7th

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CASINO NIGHT THIS SATURDAY IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets early for this weekend’s fund-raising Casino Night in Morongo Valley. Reporter Sara Snyder tells you how to get advanced tickets…

Black Jack, craps, poker and roulette; if you like gaming, place your bets on Saturday, June 7, and the Morongo Valley Firefighters Auxiliary’s Casino Night at Covington

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley CSD has called a special meeting for tomorrow, Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us why….. The Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 31. The directors will be asked to approve the hiring of a law firm to act

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD OFFERS FREE LUNCH FOR SENIORS TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley Community Services District and Fire Department will sponsor a hot dog cook-out for the Senior Moments Lunch Bunch. Fire fighters will cook hot dogs in the Covington Park pavilion Thursday, May 29, at 11:30 a.m. Representatives from Reach Out Morongo Basin will talk about the Neighbors Helping

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD EXTENDS MUNOZ, GET FIRE PRESENTATION

The highlights of the Morongo Valley CSD meeting Wednesday night were the first report card for the new General Manager Donna Munoz, and an equipment description by the Fire Chief. Dan Stork spoke with Munoz and Board President Tolbert the morning after the meeting, and filed this report… Donna Munoz,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT, WE CHECK THE AGENDA

The Morongo Valley CSD meeting tonight has a diverse agenda. Reporter Dan Stork says it covers fire protection, fundraising, audit and budget, building maintenance, and legal representation…

The May 21 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 6 p.m., at Covington Park. Following a

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